Most Recent Content from: Jackie Marchildon

  • Article: This City Is Using Needle Vending Machines to Combat HIV and STI Outbreaks
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    This City Is Using Needle Vending Machines to Combat HIV and STI Outbreaks

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 15, 2019

    The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has some of the highest rates of HIV diagnosis. Read more

  • Article: This South African Doctor Survived Tuberculosis. Now She's Working to Fight It.
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    This South African Doctor Survived Tuberculosis. Now She's Working to Fight It.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 9, 2019

    In 2017, 10 million people became sick with TB and 1.6 million died. Read more

  • Article: 17 Artists Just Collaborated on a Protest Song to Take Action for Sudan
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    17 Artists Just Collaborated on a Protest Song to Take Action for Sudan

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 9, 2019

    The song aims to raise awareness on Sudan’s current political crisis. Read more

  • Article: More Than 500 Children Have Died From Ebola in the Congo: Report
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    More Than 500 Children Have Died From Ebola in the Congo: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 7, 2019

    About 40% of children who have gotten the disease are under the age of 5. Read more

  • Article: This Global Initiative Has Eliminated 99.9% of Polio Cases Around the World
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    This Global Initiative Has Eliminated 99.9% of Polio Cases Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 2, 2019

    The Global Polio Eradication Initiative has vaccinated more than 2.5 billion children. Read more

  • Article: Ebola Outbreak in DRC: Everything You Need to Know After 1 Year
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    Ebola Outbreak in DRC: Everything You Need to Know After 1 Year

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 1, 2019

    The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak has reached more than 2,600 cases. Read more

  • Article: Studies Debunk Harmful Myths That Prevent World's Poorest Kids From Getting Cancer Care
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    Studies Debunk Harmful Myths That Prevent World's Poorest Kids From Getting Cancer Care

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 31, 2019

    It turns out cancer care might not be as expensive as we thought. Read more

  • Article: How Queen and Adam Lambert Are Taking Action for Global Health and Well-Being
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    How Queen and Adam Lambert Are Taking Action for Global Health and Well-Being

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 30, 2019

    These stars aren’t afraid to use their platform to raise awareness and spark change. Read more